Friday’s Family History Finds

Friday’s Family History Finds is a couple of days late this week, due to RootsTech, but here is the (somewhat short) list:

Family Stories

The rest of the story from Dana:
What’s a Half Wagon (Dorothy’s Will Part 2) by Dana (Stewart) Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

Amy is a wonderful storyteller, although today’s post is poignant:
Aunt Dean: A Long and Difficult Life by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Building a Genetic Haplogroup Family Tree on Family Sleuther

Research Resources

Race, Slavery and Free Blacks. . .Petitions to Courts 1775-1867 – A Finding Aid NOT to Be Missed! by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Tech News

Living DNA Results by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

New: Online Family Tree Consistency Checker by Esther on MyHeritage Blog



Education Is for Everyone


Keeping Up with the Times

Randy Seaver has a compendium of blog posts written this week about RootsTech 2017:
RootsTech 2017 Blog Compendium on Genea-Musings

Photos from Day 1 at #RootsTech 2017, also by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings


3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks so much for including my post. It was a hard story to tell, but knowing my father knew her and her children made it an important and special one for me.

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